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Assia Dagher in 'Enchanted Eyes'

1934

RAWI Publishing

RAWI Publishing
Cairo, Egypt

One of the earliest science fiction themes in Egyptian cinema was Oyuoun Sahera (Enchanted Eyes, 1934) where Assia’s character who loses her sweetheart in a car crash and uses black magic to bring him back from the dead, scouring the country with her magical eyes searching for a host for his disembodied soul.

For more, see Yasmine El Dorghamy's article 'Calling The Shots' from Rawi magazine's Issue 9 available online (link in details).

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